The Golden Bear over the Decades

In celebration of Jack Nicklaus’ 76th birthday, we will follow his lustrous career in golf balls. From the early 1960s Mr. Nicklaus’ name and “Golden Bear”, moniker has graced over 1500 different models of golf balls. Here are samples of those golf balls from each decade. 1960s Jack Nicklaus Champion by MacGregor circa 1963   1970s Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear […]

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Old Golf Ball of the Day December 31, 2015

The Ken Venturi Championship golf balls produced by United States Rubber, circa 1960. Ken Venturi (May 15, 1931 – May 17, 2013) distinguished amateur golfer, professional golfer, and golf broadcaster. He won 14 tournaments on the PGA Tour including a major, the 1964 U.S. Open. Mr. Venturi was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2013. While coached […]

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